The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 1,945 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Moravian Falls is located at latitude 36.108 and longitude -81.1871 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Moravian Falls Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,194 feet.
The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403307) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Moravian Falls: Forks of the Road, Petersburg.
|Population in Households||1,834|
|Population in Familes||1,495|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||111|
|Median Household Income||$52,724|
|Average Household Income||$69,053|
|Per Capita Income||$28,823|
|Total Housing Units||881 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||565 (64.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||203 (23.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||113 (12.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$168,644|
|Average Home Value||$192,535|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.6%|
|Per Capita Income||1.14%|
The table below compares Moravian Falls to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 323||56th|
|Population Density||# 518||30th|
|Diversity Index||# 400||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 209||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 196||74th|
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